Oamaru Town Hall by Ron Esplin

Oamaru Town Hall

Oamaru is a town on the East coast of New Zealand with beautiful historic buildings built from the local sandstone known as Oamaru Stone. The Town Hall in this watercolour is no exception. I was pleased with the simplicity and freedom of this rendition, especially the trees.
YOu are so right - the simplicity of this work makes a strong impact! I also love the shading and light...
over 7 years ago
Love it and have been there as my cousin Brian is a doctor at the hospital. Warm regards susie Mac. A lovely painting
over 6 years
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Ron EsplinRon has had a lifetime exposure to art as both his late father Tom, and his brother Clark were painters, jointly referring to their involvement in art activities as “The family Firm.”
As soon as he could hold a pencil, Ron was drawing , and he was soon in demand at school doing posters and stage sets for school productions. He continued to paint recreationally, attending evening classes at Otago Polytechnic Art School in Dunedin New Zealand, before embarking in 1995 on a serious effort to develop his painting. In 2010 Ron became a full time artist, realizing a life long dream.
Ron has a studio in central Dunedin where he paints in acrylics and oils, and of course he has continued to develop his watercolour painting. He also runs classes...
I would be interested to have feedback on this as, despite having it in the pool twice, it is failing dismally. Would anyone care to give me a critique on what...
The colour combination is great. For me, it looks a little bit out of balance and the image is blurry. Suggestion: You can maybe add more flowers to help... view answer
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